Henry County, TN

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2020 Population
32,251
0.102% 1-year decline
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
45.8
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
20.7%
3.01% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$41,037
1.32% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$104,500
1.16% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Henry County, TN had a population of 32.3k people with a median age of 45.8 and a median household income of $41,037. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Henry County, TN declined from 32,284 to 32,251, a −0.102% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,502 to $41,037, a 1.32% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Henry County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.8%), White (Hispanic) (1.1%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.784%).

None of the households in Henry County, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.6% of the residents in Henry County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Henry County, TN are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Paris (159 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Henry County, TN was $104,500, and the homeownership rate was 75.2%.

Most people in Henry County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Henry County, TN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Henry County, TN is home to a population of 32.3k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.89% of Henry County, TN residents were born outside of the country (287 people).

In 2020, there were 10.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28k people) in Henry County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.65k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 580 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2020 Citizenship
99.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.6% of Henry County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Henry County, TN was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Henry County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    28k ± 127
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.65k ± 121
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    580 ± 174
2.59%
Hispanic Population
834 people

In 2020, there were 10.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28k people) in Henry County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.65k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 580 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.59% of the people in Henry County, TN are hispanic (834 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Henry County, TN as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.89%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
287 people
1.08%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
350 people

As of 2020, 0.89% of Henry County, TN residents (287 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Henry County, TN was 1.08%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,044 ± 250
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    412 ± 130
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    339 ± 114

Henry County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Henry County, TN employs 12.5k people. The largest industries in Henry County, TN are Manufacturing (2,169 people), Retail Trade (1,678 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,533 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($58,438), Finance & Insurance ($43,750), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($43,472).

Occupations

12.5k
2020 Value
± 895
−1.03%
1 Year decline
± 9.58%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Henry County, TN declined at a rate of −1.03%, from 12.6k employees to 12.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Henry County, TN, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,665 people), Production Occupations (1,350 people), and Management Occupations (1,252 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Henry County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

12.5k
2020 Value
± 895
−1.03%
1 Year decline
± 9.58%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Henry County, TN declined at a rate of −1.03%, from 12.6k employees to 12.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Henry County, TN, are Manufacturing (2,169 people), Retail Trade (1,678 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,533 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Henry County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Henry County, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$32,412
Median earning men ± $3,051
$26,905
Median earning women ± $1,536

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($57,566), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,472), and Wholesale Trade ($48,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($102,763), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($42,391), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($37,188).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Tennessee.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 284
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 190
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 171
    Manufacturing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $66B
  2. $49B
  3. $47B

In 2020, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Electronics with $66B, followed by Mixed freight ($49B) and Pharmaceuticals ($47B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Tennessee products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$498B
2020 Value in Tennessee
$1.05T
Projected 2050 Value in Tennessee
111% growth

In 2020, total outbound Tennessee trade was $498B. This is expected to increase 111% to $1.05T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Tennessee trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $36.6B
  2. $29.5B
  3. $26.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $36.6B, followed by Texas with $29.5B and California and $26.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Tennessee shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Henry County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 74.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (23.6%), followed by Other (1.73%).

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Henry County, TN awarded 159 degrees. The student population of Henry County, TN in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 134 male students and 109 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Henry County, TN are White (133 and 84.7%), followed by Black or African American (11 and 7.01%), Two or More Races (8 and 5.1%), and Hispanic or Latino (3 and 1.91%).

The largest universities in Henry County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Paris (159 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Henry County, TN are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (52 and 32.7%), General Cosmetology (25 and 15.7%), and Welding Technology (16 and 10.1%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.713% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.697% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Some college (1.19M), and Bachelors Degree (883k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Henry County, TN was $104,500 in 2020, which is 0.455 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $103,300 to $104,500, a 1.16% increase. The homeownership rate in Henry County, TN is 75.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Henry County, TN have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Henry County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Henry County, TN is $41,037. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Henry County, TN was Census Tract 9692 with a value of $44,948, followed by Census Tract 9691 and Census Tract 9697, with respective values of $44,079 and $43,176.

Property

$104,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,359
$9,913
Median Property Taxes
±$701

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Henry County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Henry County, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

75.2%
Homeownership
2020
63.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 75.2% of the housing units in Henry County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9692
  2. Census Tract 9691
  3. Census Tract 9697

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Henry County, TN was Census Tract 9692 with a value of $44,948, followed by Census Tract 9691 and Census Tract 9697, with respective values of $44,079 and $43,176.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Henry County, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$41,037
Median Household Income
± $2,242
13.2k
Number of Households
± 850

In 2020, the median household income of the 13.2k households in Henry County, TN grew to $41,037 from the previous year's value of $40,502.

The following chart displays the households in Henry County, TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Henry County, TN is from Tennessee.
0.463
2020 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2020, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.463 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.436% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Tennessee across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.6%)
  2. Carpooled (8.62%)
  3. Other (4.37%)

In 2020, 83.6% of workers in Henry County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.62%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (4.37%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

20.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Henry County, TN have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.62% of the workforce in Henry County, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Henry County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Henry County, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Henry County, TN (6.55k out of 31.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Henry County, TN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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90.6% of the population of Henry County, TN has health coverage, with 35% on employee plans, 20.4% on Medicaid, 16.8% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 2.89% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Tennessee was $7,372 in 2014. This is a 3.74% increase from the previous year ($7,106).

Primary care physicians in Henry County, TN see 1471 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.271% decrease from the previous year (1475 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1903 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 530 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Tennessee, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,471 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Henry County, TN

Primary care physicians in Henry County, TN see an average of 1,471 patients per year. This represents a 0.271% decrease from the previous year (1,475 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Henry County, TN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Tennessee across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.9% under 18 years, 16% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

9.39%
Uninsured
35%
Employer Coverage
20.4%
Medicaid
16.8%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
2.89%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Henry County, TN grew by 5.44% from 8.91% to 9.39%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 63.8 in Henry County, TN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.4% in Henry County, TN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.6% in Henry County, TN.

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